The mandolin orchestra Da Capo Alba from Scotland has uploaded some videos of their latest concerts to youtube. They have played some interesting pieces, including two pieces by Dieter Kreidler and Palladio by Karl Jenkins. The mandolin orchestra Da Capo Alba is the orchestra of the LGMA and currently the largest orchestra for plucked instruments in Scotland.
Da Capo Alba is the orchestral section of the LGMA, and is currently Scotland’s largest guitar and mandolin orchestra. It comprises around 30 members who play mandolin, mandola (octave mandolin), guitar, bass or percussion instruments.
A smaller group of Da Capo Alba has recently taken part in the eurofestival zupfmusik 2010 in Bruchsal. Barbara Pommerenke Steel who conducts Palladio is president of the EGMA, the European Mandolin- and Guitar Association.
Zupfboogie (Dieter Kreidler) performed by Da Capo Alba
Da Capo Alba performs “Dieter Kreidler – Zupfboogie” on 19 June 2010 at St Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral, Glasgow. For more info go to www.mandolinscotland.org
Rumba (Dieter Kreidler) performed by Da Capo Alba
Da Capo Alba performs “Rumba by Deiter Kriedler” on 12June 2010 at East Kilbride Arts Centre. For more info go to www.mandolinscotland.org
Palladio (Karl Jenkins) – Da Capo Alba
Da Capo Alba performs “Karl Jenkins – Palladio” on 19 June 2010 at St Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral, Glasgow. For more info go to www.mandolinscotland.org – Conductor: Barbara Pommerenke Steel
In the other videos you can hear the Celebre Serenata by Riccardo Driggo and the famous ragtime The Entertainer by Scott Joplin: http://www.youtube.com/user/mandolinscotland
Youtube channel of Da Capo Alba: http://www.youtube.com/user/mandolinscotland
Homepage of the EGMA: http://www.egma-online.org/
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